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Civil War re-enactment returns to Kinston

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - A tradition coming back to the east after five years - a civil war re-enactment. It was brought back to the Governor Richard Caswell Memorial site in Kinston today. The program was reintroduced after the CSS Neuse was moved downtown. "This is our free civil war Saturday," said

WNCT - 2017-11-19 03:00:29

Kinston police make arrest in fatal January shooting

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - Kinston police have made an arrest in a fatal January shooting. Carlos Earl Fields was charged Friday with shooting and killing Alton Ray McNight on January 30. Fields also faces an armed robbery charge in connection to the incident. McNight was sitting in his vehicle parked a

WNCT - 2017-11-17 22:04:45

Arrest made in January Kinston murder

KINSTON, NC (WITN) - Police say they have made an arrest in a 10-month old murder case. Kinston police today charged Carlos Fields with murder and armed robbery. On January 30th, Alton McKnight was gunned down while sitting in his vehicle along the 400 block of South Tiffany Street. Neighbors called

WITN - 2017-11-18 00:58:00

New low-income senior housing in Kinston concerns neighbors

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - New affordable housing for seniors has some neighboring residents concerned. The Greenbriar Landing offers affordable housing for seniors ages 55 and over, but it is located right behind a neighborhood that sees flooding and some say the new land will only increase that chance


North Carolina man arrested for fatal January shooting

KINSTON, N.C. - Authorities have arrested a North Carolina man for a January shooting death. The Kinston Police Department told local media outlets that Carlos Earl Fields is charged in the Jan. 30 shooting of Alton McKnight, who was sitting in his car. According to police, Fields was in jail in Pit

WRAL - 2017-11-18 21:54:46

Mayoral, council elections results made official

It's official. In December, Kinston will swear it a history-making all African-American city council. Members of the Lenoir County Board of Elections canvassed the November election Friday. Incumbent Councilman Robert Swinson remains the top vote-getter for the two open seats, and Kristal Suggs' m

KINSTON FREE PRESS - 2017-11-18 20:55:27

Crowds get in the holiday spirit at the Holly Jolly Holiday Show

Crowds of people milled about in the Woodman Community Center Saturday looking over potential Christmas presents and holiday lawn ornaments. The shopping traffic was steady at the center Friday and Saturday during the 5th Annual Holly Jolly Holiday Show. Kelly Cannon, director of the the Woodmen C

KINSTON FREE PRESS - 2017-11-18 19:27:41

A revival of spirit: The Seven springs Christmas parade returns

News-Argus/CASEY MOZINGO Santa throws out candy from his sleigh Saturday during the Seven Springs Christmas Parade. The town canceled last year's parade due to flood damage from Hurricane Matthew. News-Argus/CASEY MOZINGO In their first appearances since winning their titles, Miss Goldsboro's Outsta

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-11-19 11:05:00

Processing plant repurposing old Hillshire Farms facility in Florence

FLORENCE, Ala. - It's been three years since there was any activity at a Florence food processing facility. When Hillshire closed in late 2014, more than one thousand employees lost their jobs. The news began leaking out months ago. A company had purchased the old Hillshire facility in south Florenc

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-18 03:11:19

Court records released in Florence nursing home sexual assault

FLORENCE, Ala. - It's been just over a week since a Florence nursing aid was arrested for sexually assaulting a nursing home patient. On Friday, WHNT News 19 got our first view of the complaint affidavit filed in court. The complaint affidavit filed by Florence police against Zachariah Reeves is fou

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-18 03:07:06

Gemstone Foods is expected to bring hundreds of jobs to Florence

A new company is expanding into the Shoals and bringing hundreds of jobs with them. Gemstone Foods bought the old Hillshire plant in Florence, which closed in 2014 and 1,100 people lost their jobs. The company says it just finished renovating the 75,000 sq ft facility. Gemstone said they're wor

WAAY-TV - 2017-11-18 01:21:00

Gemstone Foods opening Florence operation

FLORENCE - Officials with Gemstone Foods LLC said operations are expected to begin in the old Hillshire Farms processing plant in Florence by January. Company officials have already started the hiring process and will soon starting training employees for the operation, which is on South Seminary Str


Advance Auto Parts building destroyed

FLORENCE - Emergency personnel are on the scene at Advance Auto parts on Cloverdale Road, where apparently strong winds destroyed the building. Power is out, and trees are down for at least a half mile. Three people were inside the building when it was destroyed, and are being treated at the scene f

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-18 23:31:00

Angel Tree kickoff opens 43rd annual Empty Table Fund collection

FLORENCE - 'Tis the season to welcome the holidays, and the Salvation Army is ushering in opportunities for Shoals residents to help those in need. Saturday's kickoff for the Angel Tree at Florence Mall opened the opportunity for Shoals residents to provide Christmas gifts for children and teens, ag

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-19 06:15:00

Crossover voters won't be charged

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill on Friday said after a review, the more than 600 September voters accused of illegally casting ballots in the GOP runoff for U.S. Senate will not face charges and the matter is closed. The Republican-majority Alabama Legislature earlier this year prohibited cr

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-19 06:00:00

Storm destroys Advanced Auto Parts store on Cloverdale Road

Buy Now Florence firefighters beside the rubble of the Advanced Auto parts store on Cloverdale Road that was destroyed by high winds. Of the three employees who were in the store when it happened two received minor injuries. [MATT MCKEAN/TIMESDAILY] MATT MCKEAN Florence firefighters begin to search

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-19 02:40:00

Fire Department Demonstrates Turkey Frying Hazards

With less than a week until Thanksgiving, the Nashville Fire Department wanted to give everyone a little turkey frying demonstration. The demonstration was held just after 6 a.m. Friday at the Fire Training Academy on Buena Vista Pike. With less than a week until Thanksgiving, the Nashville Fire Dep


TDOT breaks ground on Paris project

Dep. Gov. Jim Henry and Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer joined state and local officials Friday in Paris to break ground on a project to widen SR 54 (US 641). The $26 million, 2.7-mile project includes expanding SR 54 (US 641) from two lanes to five lanes, from near

JACKSON SUN - 2017-11-17 22:23:57

My granddaughter was a beautiful soul

I am writing in regards of my granddaughter, Emily Webb. It is a shame that we have evil people and animals in the world. She was not a dog. You don't put them in a car for 36 hours and leave her. She was a beautiful soul. She was gone too soon. She will never be forgotten. If you have teens, you ne


LaVar Ball dismisses Trump's role in release of son, 2 other UCLA players from China

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued November 18 at 1:06PM CST expiring November 18 at 5:00PM CST in effect for: Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Christian, Crittenden, Daviess, Fulton, Graves, Henderson, Hickman, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, McCracken, McLean, Marshall, Muhlenberg, Todd, Trigg, Un

WTVF - 2017-11-18 18:36:13